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    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close
    Sep01

    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close

    U.S. officials have ordered Russia to close three diplomatic buildings in the United States, part of the ongoing quarrel between the two countries over U.S. sanctions. The action follows Russia’s demand earlier this month that the U.S. reduce the number of personnel at its diplomatic missions in the country. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

    U.S. will shutter Russian consulate in San Francisco in retaliation against diplomatic cuts in Moscow
    Sep01

    U.S. will shutter Russian consulate in San Francisco in retaliation against diplomatic cuts in Moscow

    WASHINGTON— In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. RELATED CONTENTPutin appoints new Russian ambassador to U.S.Russia ready for more...

    Fictional rogue state becomes online sensation in Belarus
    Sep01

    Fictional rogue state becomes online sensation in Belarus

    MINSK: A separatist republic invented by the Russian and Belarusian militaries to serve as a fictitious foe in upcoming war games has sparked a wave of tongue-in-cheek support online and citizenship applications. Minsk said the joint Zapad-2017 drills will role play a conflict with a made-up rebel region called Veishnoria, supposedly located in...

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees
    Aug31

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees

    The Ukrainian deputy minister hailed Azerbaijani government’s efforts to improve social conditions and employment opportunities of more than one million refugees and IDPs. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees
    Aug31

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees

    The Ukrainian deputy minister hailed Azerbaijani government’s efforts to improve social conditions and employment opportunities of more than one million refugees and IDPs. …read more Source:...

    Russian Who Served Time For Reposting Crimea Article Leaves Russia

    A Russian man who was recently released from prison after serving time for reposting an article advocating the return of Crimea to Ukraine has reportedly left Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist

    Russian journalist Anna Kurbatova was today grabbed on the street in the center of Kiev by unknown people and later deported, according to her employer Russian state television’s Channel One. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) said authorities have banned the journalist from entering Ukraine for … …read more Source:...

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared
    Aug31

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared

    30 August is designated International Day of the Disappeared by the United Nations and other NGOs. ‘Disappeared people’ are people who are kidnapped or killed and whose families are not told what has happened to them. …read more Source: Radio France...

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’
    Aug31

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’

    In a DW interview, Kurt Volker pledges that Washington will not strike a separate deal with Moscow over the heads of Europeans and Ukrainians – but says it is good that all agree the current situation must improve. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...